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GOODBYE SEARS!

  Goodbye Sears.  Thanks for all the good things you sold me. It’s almost un-American to even think you may not be around much longer after some 130 years.  I know, it’s been a slow death.  Sears has been trying … Continue reading

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MARC & ROSEMARIE’S GREAT ADVENTURE – Out to Sea

  We left Barcelona wanting more.  It is a majestic city with incredible architecture and expansive boulevards that welcome pedestrians as much as autmobiles and motor scooters. But when Tuesday rolled around, if we weren’t on the ship, it would … Continue reading

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THE GREAT VOID

I am not sure of the precise hour. I wasn’t paying any attention to the time.  In fact, I’m not even sure I remember what I was doing except I was busy and I told my granddaughter—who alerted me to … Continue reading

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ODE TO HAPPINESS

I said last time I’d make my next posting something fun and lively. Yep, no more doom and gloom; I’ll avoid that like poison ivy. I spoke of the word “mirth” and pondered if anyone says that anymore. It’s a … Continue reading

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UH-OH…SOMEBODY LEFT MY CAGE DOOR OPEN!

Today’s posting is sort of a stew. There are a few little items on my mind and I think I will just dump them out on the floor and if you see one you like, help yourself. First off, this … Continue reading

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A POST-THANKSGIVING POEM

Thanksgiving is over and everyone has gone home. We did the dishes, polished the counters and the chrome. Everything is back to normal; the food explosion has settled. I returned to the gym and 12 miles on the bike I … Continue reading

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STILL HUNGRY? NO PROBLEM!

As promised on my previous posting, there would be more pictures from my visit to the Reading Terminal Market in downtown Philadelphia.  If you just got here, you may want to review the posting before this one to learn more … Continue reading

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XMAS SHOPPING FOR THAT SPECIAL SOMEONE

Finished your Christmas shopping?  I know, you’re just about getting started.  While your trying to figure out your gift list for all your friends and loved ones, did you ever stop think what you would do if you had to … Continue reading

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SHOP TIL YOUR PAGE-TURNING FINGERS DROP!

You would think with the Internet going full throttle, the day of snail mail merchandise catalogs would be numbered.  Not!  Our Contributing Editor, Ron Carmean, is a catalog junkie.  In fact, there’s still plenty of junk, and good stuff, you … Continue reading

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SURVEY SAYS…

I don’t know about you, but I am really tired of being surveyed.  It’s almost impossible to buy any product or service today without being asked to fill out the infamous Customer Satisfaction Survey. The problem is this:  sincerely wears … Continue reading

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